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Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by Botswana Ministry of Education
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"The Botswana’s Window of Hope: Skills for Life material was developed to support HIV and AIDS Education in schools. Prior to the development of the material, a needs assessment conducted in selected primary and secondary schools revealed that most schools were using materials that were not appropriate for young learners." These are multilingual worksheets to help children identify with the ideas presented in Standards 1 and 2. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health Education-- (Primary), Health...
"[The WHO created this document to] provide information to help people understand the relationship between the environment and health, identify key hazards in the places where children learn, and recognize children’s special vulnerability and exposure to environmental threats. By taking action, health-promoting schools will send messages home to families and communities, encouraging awareness, and building skills to last a lifetime so that protecting children from environmental hazards...
Topics: WHO, HMD, School facilities, Disease--prevention & control, HMD.PR, School environment--Africa
"Purpose: to describe the rationale and audience for the document; define key concepts;and explain how skills-based health education, including life skills, fits into the broader context of what schools can do to improve education and health." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HNU, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education-- (Primary), Health...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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An easy-to-read worksheet teaching everyone how to read prescription labels. 
Topics: HMD, HMD.LS, LS, Worksheets, Medicine--Vocabulary
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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"The World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared this document to help people understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School and how efforts to promote peace and prevent violence might be planned, implemented and evaluated as part of the development of a Health-Promoting School. It will focus on simple, concrete steps that schools can take without major investments of resources. It is designed as a starting point, to be modified and enriched as more knowledge and experience is gained...
Topics: WHO, HMD, Violence, Violence--Africa, HMD.PR, Domestic Violence--prevention & control, Domestic...
Learn the vocabulary necessary to effectively practice medicine or work in a lab.  Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: HMD, US, HMD.US, Biomedicine, Medicine--Vocabulary
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A book about keeping wells and the water supply clean and healthy. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Wells, Wells--Africa, Water, Water--Africa, Hare--Fiction, C3
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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"The WHO has prepared this document to help people take control over and improve their health, through promoting the conditions that allow all its members to attain health. It provides information that will assist individuals and groups to:understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School; make a strong case for incorporating oral health promotion in schools as an integral part of school activities or curriculum; design, plan, implement and evaluate oral health promotion interventions as...
Topics: WHO, HNU, Oral Health, Oral Hygiene--methods, Tooth Decay, Gum Disease, Disease--Prevention &...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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Outlines the requirements for being a Health-Promoting School. Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education--Africa, HMD.PR, School...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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" This activity booklet provides ideas on helping children be alert to the dangers in mined areas, how to avoid these dangers and how to encourage others to do the same. It is aimed at those planning mine risk education projects for children and for those involved in mine awareness programmes as teachers or trainers." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, Landmines, Landmine victims
"The World Health Organization (WHO) has prepared this document to help people make a case for school-based efforts to address and improve family life, reproductive health,and population education, and to plan, implement, and evaluate school-based efforts as part of the development of a Health-Promoting School." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Health education-- (Primary), Health education-- (Secondary), Sexual ethics--Africa,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by Partners in Health
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Partners in Health's Facilitator Manual for training Maternal Mortality Reduction Program Assistants in maternal health and mortality reduction.  Covers training in prenatal and postnatal care, HIV/AIDS and STI education and treatment, tuberculosis management, and family health. 
Topics: HIV--Africa, HIV/AIDS--Prevention & Control, HIV/AIDS--prevention, Health Education--Africa,...
"This document provides information that will assist individuals and groups to make a strong case for increased support and attention to malaria education and prevention initiatives. This document also provides information to help people understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School and how efforts to promote health and reduce malaria infections through prevention and control measures might be planned, implemented and evaluated as part of the development of a Health-Promoting...
Topics: HMD, WHO, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education--Africa, Malaria (Disease),...
"This document... is intended to help people use health prevention strategies to improve health and prevent HIV/AIDS/STI and related discrimination. It provides information that will assist groups to: make a strong case for increased efforts to prevent HIV/AIDS/STI through schools. understand the nature of a Health-Promoting Schools plan and implement HIV/AIDS/STI prevention and health promotion as part of developing a Health-Promoting School." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education-- (Primary), HIV/AIDS--...
"This document defines health education in the context of a Health-Promoting School and provides the ten recommendations established by the WHO Expert Committee." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HIV/AIDS-- Prevention & Control, Nutrition, Psychology--Africa, HNU, PSY, Malaria...
"In ‘Children in War’ Paul Eunson looks at the issues facing unaccompanied children and the high vulnerability of their situation. He looks at the systems that can or cannot be put in place to cope. Paul also explores the use of Child-to-Child activities as a means of assisting with such issues as post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD). Finally he assesses how Child-to-Child can reduce dependency on expatriate workers and induce sustainability in refugee relief centers" Suggested...
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, PTSD (Psychiatry), Children--War, Displaced persons
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HMD, PR, HMD.PR, C3, Curriculum, Symptoms--Handbooks, manuals, etc., Textbooks, manuals, etc.
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"This document discusses the role of schools regarding health education, and rationales for investing in a comprehensive approach to school health. It discusses major health problems that can be reduced through school health programmes, implementation strategies and components of comprehensive school health programmes." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Health Education-- (Primary), Health education--Africa, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"This document provides information that will help individuals and groups to do the following: -Make a strong case for incorporating sun protection measures in schools -Understand the nature of a Health-Promoting School -Plan, implement, and evaluate sun protection measures as part of the development of a Health-Promoting School." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Sun--adverse effects, Health education-- (Primary), UV Radiation--adverse effects,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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"Child-to-Child and Children Living in Camps is designed for teachers, health workers, group leaders and others. The book illustrates ways in which Child-to-Child activities can be used to improve the health and well-being of children living in camps. Water and sanitation, malaria, disability and preventing accidents are some of the topics covered within in the four chapters." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, Refugee camps, Refugee camps--Africa, Water quality--Africa, Malaria--Africa
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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This booklet contains participatory learning activities that were designed by African teachers to prevent HIV infection and related discrimination. Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Medicine, HIV/AIDS--Prevention & Control, Disease--prevention & control,...
This document "provides information that will assist individuals and groups to: make a strong case for increased support and attention to school efforts preventing and reducing tobacco use and plan/implement tobacco use prevention efforts and health promotion." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HNU, Health, Tobacco, Disease--prevention & control, HNU.PR, HEALTH & FITNESS /...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A very simple, easy-to-read worksheet that shows students how to draw blood. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.US, US, C3, Worksheets, Blood--Collection
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"The WHO prepared this document to help people take control over and to improve their health. It provides information that will help people implement interventions that will reduce helminth infections through schools." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, Helminth infections, Disease--prevention & control, HMD.PR, Helminthiasis--Diagnosis,...
"This publication looks at six different case studies, each with a focus on children in difficult circumstances. From Bhutanese refugee camps to unaccompanied child refugees in Zaire, the issues of partnership working, maintenance of rights and sustainability are explored. The remarkable resilience shown by children coping with disaster and trauma is also discussed." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, Disaster preparedness, Disease--prevention & control
"Children surviving natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis have several challenges to cope with. They suffer trauma from loosing friends, family members, homes and possessions and witnessing devastation in their communities. These children along with their families and communities also face the further threat of disease and illness due to shortages of food, clean water, shelter and poor hygiene conditions." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, Natural disasters--Africa, Earthquakes--Africa, Hurricanes, Tsunamis, Child...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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Use this information and exercise packet to learn different techniques for treating illness and ailments. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.US, US, Alternative medicine, Handbooks, manuals, etc., Medicine--Vocabulary
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book about why children shouldn't take drugs not recommended by a doctor. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Drug use, Prescription drugs
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by World Health Organization
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"This document addresses three general, related and common barriers that impede local, national and international efforts to improve school health programmes. It provides successful examples of specific local, national and international strategies, as well as six general strategies that can be implemented to improve school health programmes." Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: WHO, HMD, HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health, Health education--Africa, HMD.PR,...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book that teaches kids about mosquitoes. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Mosquitoes--Fiction, Blood--Diseases
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A book about diarrhea in children. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Diarrhea--Africa
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book teaching kids about water safety and hygiene. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Water--Health aspects, Hygiene--education, Urine--Juvenile fiction, Urination
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's story about lice and why you shouldn't deny you have it. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Lice as carriers of disease, Lice--Fiction, Lice--Juvenile fiction, Denial--Fiction
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A simple book introducing children to germs and how they spread. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Germs, Spread of Germs, C3
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book that teaches children that water is essential for life. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Water--Africa, Water--Necessity for Life, C3
A response to the WHO's Global School Health Initiative. Suggested Level: PR (Professional/Teacher)
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, School Health, WHO, Health education
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book about knowing the warning signs of juvenile pneumonia. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Pneumonia in children, Pneumonia--Juvenile fiction
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book about Polio and the importance of vaccination. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Polio, Vaccines--Africa, Vaccines--Fiction, Vaccines--Health aspects
Sort vocabulary words into the categories of actions, feelings and things.  Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.UP, UP, C3, Worksheets, Medicine--Vocabulary
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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Information for teachers about the lice education. Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HMD, HMD.PR, PR, C3, Worksheets, Activities -- Primary, Lice -- study and teaching
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book about the dangers of playing too close to the road. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Road safety, Cricket--Batting, Vehicle safety, Vehicles--Fiction
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A children's book that teaches children about dehydration, heat stroke and fever. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Lions -- Juvenile fiction, Dehydration, Heat stroke--Prevention, C3
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A cautionary tale about what happens when you don't take care of your teeth. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Dental care, Dental care--Fiction, Sweets
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A children's book about flies, the diseases they can carry and how to prevent them. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Flies as carriers of disease--Juvenile fiction, Hygiene--education
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by Saks, Elyn
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"Is it okay if I totally trash your office?" It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia, controlled by drugs and therapy but ever-present. In this powerful talk, she asks us to see people with mental illness clearly, honestly and compassionately. Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: Mental Health, Women--Mental Health, HMD, HMD.PR, PR, Video
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Learn the basics of health problems with this worksheet. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, LP, HMD.LP, C3, Worksheets, Symptoms in children
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A film by Liban Rashid Mohamed exploring the use of Khat, a drug commonly used in the Dadaab refugee camp. Suggested Level: US (Upper Secondary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.US, US, Video, Drugs--Africa
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by Botswana Ministry of Education
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"The Botswana’s Window of Hope: Skills for Life material was developed to support HIV and AIDS Education in schools. Prior to the development of the material, a needs assessment conducted in selected primary and secondary schools revealed that most schools were using materials that were not appropriate for young learners." The following topics are covered: Self-Awareness, Values, Goal-Setting, Communication, Decision Making, Stress Management, The Body, HIV, AIDS, Facts and...
Topics: HIV/AIDS-- Prevention & Control, Disease--prevention & control, Health education--Africa,...
A collection of children's books meant to teach kids about varying topics in health, medicine and disease.  Suggested Levels: EE & LP (Early Education & Lower Primary) **To download the file, go to the HTTPS link and download the .zip file. 
Topics: HMD, HMD.EE, HMD.LP, EE, LP, Health -- Juvenile fiction, Medicine -- Juvenile fiction
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by U.S. Department of State
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A pamphlet introducing the PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) initiatives.  Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Topics: HEA, HEA.PR, PR, Textbooks, manuals, etc., AIDS (Disease) — Prevention, AIDS (Disease) -- Africa
Learn the basics of symptoms and medical vocabulary with these primary level worksheets.  Suggested Level: LP-UP (Lower Primary-Upper Primary) ** To download, go to HTTPS and download the .zip file. 
Topics: HMD, LP, UP, HMD.LP, HMD.UP, C3, Worksheets, Medicine--Vocabulary, Symptoms in children
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A children's story about HIV/AIDS. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, HIV--Africa, AIDS (Disease), AIDS (Disease)--Africa, IDS (Disease)--Africa--Juvenile...
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
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A children's book about the dangers of smoking. Suggested Level: LP (Lower Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.LP, Tobacco, Tobacco--Africa, Tobacco--Health aspects, Smoking--adverse effects
Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL) - Health & Medicine
by Focusing Resources on Effective School Health (FRESH)
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Resources to aide in the teaching of health education. Suggested Level: ALL
Topics: HMD, Health Resources, Health Activities, Water, Sanitation, C3
A video about important practices currently being implemented in Dadaab for the prevention of cholera.  Suggested Level: UP (Upper Primary)
Topics: HMD, HMD.UP, UP, Video, Cholera--Africa, Disease prevention
Evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald drags us into the sewer to discuss germs. Why are some more harmful than others? How could we make the harmful ones benign? Searching for answers, he examines a disgusting, fascinating case: diarrhea.
Topics: Health, Public Health, Germs
Virus hunter Nathan Wolfe is outwitting the next pandemic by staying two steps ahead: discovering deadly new viruses where they first emerge -- passing from animals to humans among poor subsistence hunters in Africa -- before they claim millions of lives.
Topics: Public Health, AIDS (Disease), AIDS (Disease)--Africa